Galliformes

Procedencia: Zoo Koki, propietarios de la iniciativa Faisanes del Mundo

Columbidae

Columba guinea (paloma de Guinea)

Columba guinea (paloma de Guinea)

Procedencia: Zoo Koki

PSITTACIDAE

Ara ararauna

Ara ararauna

Undoubtedly, what is most striking in this bird is its colour. The turquoise blue extends over the upper body and wings; while yellow covers the lower areas such as the chest and long tail. The forehead is green, as is the crown.

The black colour of the throat extends to the face, mainly white, to form lines around the eyes, with the yellow iris. The beak is large and curved, also black, like the legs.

They mate for life. The yellow blue macaw has good character. It is very intelligent and learns to imitate words quickly if they are taught from a young age.

Its natural habitat is the dense and humid tropical forests, but we can also find it in mountain forests above 1500 m, palm groves, marshes and, in general, near the course of the rivers.

Medidas: 86 cm
Origen: 🇵🇦Panamá  🇨🇱Chile
Red List: Least Concern

Amazona albifrons nana

The White-fronted Amazon is an American parrot, smaller than all other species of the genus, with basic plumage of green colour and feathers bordered in smoke-grey. The forehead is white, hence its name.

The blue tint of the neck and part of the head, besides the red of the face, are other of the colors that decorate the white-fronted Amazon parrot. This is the smallest of the Amazons. Their behavior is quiet and little noisy, for an Amazon, being a highly recommended pet.

It is commonly seen in flocks of up to twenty individuals. They can be observed in different habitats from humid regions such as rainforests, to dry areas such as cactus savannahs.

Medidas: 24 cm
Origen: 🇲🇽 México  🇨🇷 Costa Rica
Red List: Least Concern

Amazona albifrons nana
Aratinga jandaya

Aratinga jandaya

It has a head of bright yellow gold and a chest and ventral zone in which the yellow turns into dark red. Both the back and the wings present an attractive bright green coloration, with some bluish feathers especially in the area of the wings. The tail is green with yellowish tones and with the border of feathers blue.

It has a black beak and black-gray legs. For their colorful and extroverted character, together with their sister cousins, Aratingas solsticialis, have become a very popular pet despite being a noisy parrot. In its natural habitat, it usually lives in forests and wooded areas with clearings, in the limits of rainforests and plantations of coconut trees.

It has also colonized crops formed by young trees, where it causes great damage. It moves in pairs or in small flocks of no more than 16 individuals.

Medidas: 30 cm
Origen: 🇧🇷 Brasil
Red List: Least Concern

Pyrrhura molinae

The green-cheeked parakeet (Pyrrhura molinae) is an active, cheerful, calm, pleasant, curious and extroverted Pyrrhura.

These small birds, originating in South America, have a great personality. It is a bird that lives in the jungles and can be seen in large groups in the treetops.

In nature, it feeds on flowers, berries, seeds of some cypresses and palm nuts, and perhaps also insects and their larvae. Today there are up to five subspecies in nature.

On the other hand, there are many mutations (Hypoxantha, turquoise, cinnamon, pineapple, etc.).

Medidas: 26 cm
Origen: 🇦🇷 Argentina  🇧🇴 Bolivia  🇧🇷 Brasil  🇵🇾 Paraguay
Red List: Least Concern

Pyrrhura molinae
Pyrrhura perlata

Pyrrhura perlata

It is a green bird on the back and shoulders, the wings, however, have a blue border. The abdomen and armpits are bright red. The tail is opaque red.

It has blue patches on the forehead, cheeks and lower belly. The throat and chest are whitish to greyish or light brown. They are much quieter birds than similar ones.

It is an autochthonous species of the forests of the north and east of Bolivia and west of Brazil. It lives in bands in the humid tropical forest, on land.

Medidas: 25 cm
Origen:  🇧🇴 Bolivia  🇧🇷 Brasil
Red List: Vulnerable

Psittacara wagleri

This bird is green with the lower parts a little more yellowish. Its forehead and crown are red with some spots of the same colour on the throat and sides of the neck. Its tail is long and sharp with the underside olive yellow, as well as the inside of its wings.

It features the horn-grey beak and a large, whitish bare ocular ring. They are noisy and gregarious birds. They are almost always seen in flocks. It is an active, very curious, extroverted, affectionate and playful parrot with character. It is territorial.

It usually lives in humid regions such as fog forests. It also uses secondary growth forests, gallery forests, and formations of shrubs and cacti.

Medidas: 36 cm
Origen:  🇨🇴 Colombia  🇻🇪 Venezuela  🇪🇨 Ecuador  🇵🇪 Perú
Red List: Nearly Threatened

Psittacara wagleri

Anatidae

Anas platyrhynchos domesticus

Anas platyrhynchos domesticus

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck originally from England, probably imported into this country from Asia.

It owes its name to its particular bearing, almost vertical and giving the impression of always running. Its body is thin and elongated, with a long neck finished by a thin head. Its small wings that do not allow it to fly and the legs are located far behind. It is a light duck that weighs between 1.5 and 2.3 kg.

Is rather fearful and not too noisy. Initially, it was selected among breeders for its good results in laying, but in recent years it has spread all over the world as an ornamental duck.

Medidas: 50 – 76 cm
Origen: 🇬🇧 Reino Unido 🇨🇳 China
Red List: Least Concern

Pato Petit Mignon

The duck petit mignon is a breed of domestic duck from the Netherlands or Belgium, probably imported from Asia. It is a dwarf duck, the smallest of all perhaps. It has a marked sexual dimorphism: the head of the male is iridescent green with white neck, red-purple chest and shaded green tail, blue mirror in wings bordered by black and white, orange legs; It can weigh 700 gr.

The female has a brown almond head, neck, and body with dark brown markings and stripes on the eyes, orange legs; it can weigh 600 gr. Of easy character and easy to breed, although it is defensive in the breeding season. It is used as an ornamental duck.

Medidas: 40 – 60 cm
Origen: 🇳🇱 Holanda – 🇧🇪 Bélgica (Asia)
Red List: Least Concern

Petit Mignon
Aix galericulata

Pato Mandarín · Aix galericulata

The mandarin duck is a very elegant duck from China, Japan and Siberia that has been introduced in different parts of Europe and is highly appreciated for its beauty. It presents a marked sexual dimorphism: The male is unmistakable, it has a red pompadour with metallic glitter. green color on the forehead and two side stripes of white or very light cream, in which the dark eyes and the peak of a coral red tone stand out.

It has orange feathers as beards. The chest and the throat are purple, the belly is white. The female has discreet plumage of brown and ochre tones on its upper parts, a ring and a white band around the eye.

It usually inhabits dense forest areas near shallow lakes, ponds or lagoons. They nest in holes in trees near water. It is used as an ornamental duck

Medidas: 45 cm
Origen: Asia Oriental
Red List: Least Concern

Pato Carolina · Aix Sponsa

The Carolina duck, also known as joyuyo duck or duck of Florida, is a native duck from the east and west coast of the USA, where it frequents lakes and swamps, which was introduced in various European countries.

It presents a marked sexual dimorphism: the male has characteristic colors in the head, the plumage of the female is much duller. It needs trees to nest as they lay the eggs in a tree cavity or in an artificial nest. It is used as an ornamental duck.

Medidas: 50 cm
Origen: 🇺🇲 Estados Unidos
Red List: Least Concern

Aix sponsa
Anser anser (ganso salvaje)

Ánsar común · Anser anser

The Greylag Goose is the largest and most robust geese of the genus Anser, with a voluminous body, a long neck and a thick beak, orange or pink, and pink legs. The common geese are migratory birds that move towards the south or the southwest in winter, although there are sedentary populations.

This species is one of the last to undertake winter migration and its V-shaped formation is very characteristic, reducing the air resistance, in which the individuals take turns in the head position, this is the most difficult to advance in. Their migratory routes are not genetically marked, but the individuals of each population have to learn them following the veterans. It feeds on grass, soil sprouts, and cereal grains, sometimes digging for roots and bulbs.

They are usually paired for life, but if they lose their partner they will replace it with another. They nest in the lakes, marshes and slow-flowing rivers with wide stretches of cane fields around and adjacent meadows, which they use to feed themselves, although they can also move far to graze.

It nests on the ground, in a hole that partially upholsters. It lays four to six eggs in a single clutch per year, being laid from the end of March to the beginning of June. Their eggs are white and almost elliptical.

Medidas: 74 – 91 cm
Origen: Eurasia y Norte de África
Red List: Least Concern

Galliformes

Pavo cristatus

The common peacock is one of the most admired birds by man since ancient times for the extraordinary plumage of the male. The term “cristatus” refers to the crest in the form of a crown that elevates it the rank of “royal” to this beautiful bird.

In the wild, it inhabits jungle areas of India and Ceylon, from where it already spread in ancient times as an ornamental bird to different parts of the world. The plumage of the male, of iridescent blue with greenish reflections, is used to defend its territory and during the courtship.

It has covering feathers up to 2m in length that, when open, form a majestic fan in which the ocelli stand out. The covering feathers are renewed annually, for this reason during the fall the males are deprived of their beautiful adornment. Food consists of seeds, fruits, berries, plants, insects and small reptiles.

Medidas: 100 – 230 cm
Origen: 🇮🇳 India y Ceilán
Red List: Least Concern

Pavo cristatus
Chrysolophus pictus

Faisán dorado · Chrysolophus pictus

Its scientific name comes from the Greek “Chryseos”, meaning ‘golden’, and “Lophos”, ‘crest’. Originally from central China where it lives in a large area at more than 1,000 meters of altitude, today, due to its extraordinary color and its reproductive capacities, it has become one of the most common pheasants in captivity.

The male is mainly red, yellow back, blue wings and has an orange colored cap. The tail is long in the shape of an inverted V. The legs are thin and yellow with strong fingers.

The female is of brown color so that its predators do not discover it during the time of nesting; the clutch is usually 4 to 20 eggs that take 25 days to hatch. Its diet consists mainly of insects, leaves, grasses and flower petals. In a natural state, they cross the prairies.

It is not common to see them in the forests.

Medidas: 70 – 90 cm
Origen: 🇨🇳 China 🇲🇲 Birmania
Red List: Least Concern

Fisán plateado · Lophura nycthemera

It presents a marked sexual dimorphism: the male has striking colors, the body and its tail are white and the chest and lower part of the body are dark blue almost black, it has a red area and a crest of fine black feathers on its face. Nyctemere comes from the Greek and means day and night due to its black and white plumage.

The female is brown with an orange face and pink legs, the head also has a forelock, its natural habitat is bamboo forests and it sleeps on the trees They are fed on seeds, larvae, snails, worms also of some fruits and vegetables.

They are not migratory birds, that is why they are very territorial, reaching to defend their territory to death, it is a polygamous species and the males usually fight for the females.They make nests in the ground and the laying is of 10 eggs between April and June.

Medidas: Macho 120 cm Hembra 60 cm
Origen: 🇨🇳 China e Indochina
Red List: Least Concern

Lophura nycthemera

Columbidae

Columba guinea (paloma de Guinea)

Paloma de Guinea · Columba guinea

Its plumage is bluish gray on the crown and neck, brown-cinnamon on the sides of the neck, on the mantle and wing coverts.

The feathers on the neck and above the chest are metallic and pale green. They have noticeable white spots on the wings. It stands out for the naked skin around the eye and the legs that are red. There is no sexual dimorphism.

They eat seeds and grains. The nest is a platform of branches and roots and they reproduce all year round. The female lays two white eggs that are incubated by both parents.

Medidas: 33 cm
Origen: Àfrica subsahariana
Red List: Least Concern

Colección Zoológica